1800 Newtown Pike, Lexington, Kentucky 40511, US
(859) 231-5100
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About Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa

The Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Golf Resort & Spa is Kentucky's premier golf resort thanks to a first-class hotel and golf course located in Bluegrass Country. The Marriott features rooms and suites with Tempur-Pedic beds, marble bathrooms and fine amenities. There's a full spa, meeting rooms, a 24-hour fitness center with indoor and outdoor pools, tennis courts and three restaurants - the Bluegrass Bistro, JW's Lounge and the 19th Hole at the renovated clubhouse (there's also a Starbucks). After playing golf on the 6,784-yard course by Rees Jones, guests can explore Lexington's downtown, Keeneland and the famous Bourbon Trail.

Facts

Price Range$$$
Property Class★★★★
Acres220
Year Opened1981
Number of Units300-500

Amenities

RestaurantsBar, Casual
Room TypesRoom
PoolIndoor
TennisYes
Fitness CenterYes
Practice FacilityYes
Banquet SpaceYes
SpaYes

Services

Room ServiceYes

Rules

Is the resort pet friendly?Yes
Is resort stay required for a tee time?No

Golf courses at Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa

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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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4.0
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Perfect weather
Used cart

Course was in great shape and staff was very helpful and courteous.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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5.0
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Previously Played

Great course

Course was lush and in great shape. Greens were fast and true. Bad shots punished accordingly . Played 18 as a single in under 3 hours.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

New management Beware

Lady at front desk was an idiot. Said new management wasnt doing golfnow anymore because it would get rid of the rifraf. I guess if you pay $35 instead of $60 your rifraf. Love this course but its nowhere near worth $60.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
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5.0
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Previously Played

Love playing there

Always a great experience! Wish it was a little Bit more affordable!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Very challenging course, that plays well even in difficult conditions.

Very well manicured golf course from top to bottom. Always a pleasure to spend anytime here.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Resort golf in Lexington, KY

Griffin Gate is in great shape right now! Definitely gives you a bit of a resort feel, in spite of being near major roadways. Would recommend getting out there this year!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Reviews 18
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Very good course

Course was a lot of fun. Pace or play was great, the layout was unique, tee boxes were flat and nice, greens were well-maintained. Took one star off because there was a lot of road noise, the bunkers weren’t maintained at all, no noodles in the cups during the pandemic, and they did not have the cut grass blown off of the fairway.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

The course was in excellent shape

My group of guys play here at least twice a month and the staff is super friendly and the course has always been in perfect shape from the tee boxes to the greens.
Bunkers need a little love but with Covid rules they don’t get raked that often

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Course was in good shape and pace of play was great, playing in just over 3 hrs.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 77
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

a got to play course

the course was in great shape the green was quick the staff was friendly can't complain about the course just the way i played only thing i seen is there was too many geese on hole 10 was afraid of hitting one was the drive

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Good course

This is my favorite course to play. Conditions are always good and the staff are very professional. This course has become a little pricey so I don’t play it as much as I used to.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fantastic!

This course is in excellent condition, staff was friendly, the course is well maintained in all aspects. Tee boxes are nice, fairways were fully green and smooth. Greens are great, they clearly take pride in having a nice course. Big thanks to everyone. Our group had a great day

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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